With over two decades of professional experience at CDM Smith, Scott Aldridge’s leads the Innovation and Disruptive Technology group at the firm. His team provides guidance and drives awareness into all manner of business technologies, and he works directly with business unit leaders in pursuit of incremental, sustaining and disruptive innovations that are aligned with corporate strategy and business outcomes.
His work on all aspects of innovative technologies—from research to socialization—has helped solidify CDM Smith’s competitive advantage in the areas of mixed reality, disruptive technology and unmanned aircraft systems. Scott brings an edge to the firm’s work, and this is evident in the over 100 projects he has completed.
“Being honored with CDM Smiths 2018 President’s Award for Innovation is my proudest accomplishment,” he says. “It was a humbling experience and a reminder of how fortunate I am to work for a firm I’m so very proud of and with people I respect and care about while serving in a role I have a tremendous passion for.”
“For the first half of my career with CDM Smith I served as a technical resource supporting internal business technologies, but over the last ten years my role has evolved to spearheading the use of disruptive technologies like drones, mixed reality and remote assist devices and helping establish CDM Smith as a leader in these fields and cementing our reputation as a truly innovative firm,” Scott says regarding his professional evolution.